In-Home Aide

 

In Home Care - Eligible clients receive a trained staff member to asist with light housekeeping and personal care. This service is contracted through a local Health Care Agency.

 

CSS collaborates with many other organizations, such as Johnston County Human Services, and JCATS to serve the needs of seniors. We make referrals for services to partnering agencies for clients as necessary, and help to coordinate medical trips for seniors aged 60 years and older, as well as transportation to our Senior Centers of Selma, Smithfield, and Clayton areas.

 

Who Uses Home Health Care Services?

People of all ages; mostly 65 and older:

  • When discharged from a hospital or nursing home but need additional care

  • Those terminally ill and want to live their final days at home

  • Individuals with short-term health needs

  • Those needing assistance, due to age or disability, to remain at home

Who Uses Non-Medical Home Care Services?

People of all ages but mostly older adults who need some help to remain at home safely and independently:

  • Need some help with meal preparation

  • Need some help with bathing and dressing

  • Need some help with toileting and transferring

  • Need some help with transportation

  • Want companionship and company

  • Need some help with housecleaning and laundry

 

In-home care (aide) is not home health.    It offers:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living and personal care such as feeding, bathing, toileting, dressing, ambulation and transferring

  • Assistance with instrumental activities of daily living, such as light housekeeping, laundry, grocery shopping, errands, meal preparation, medication reminders and companionship

  • Personal Assistant Services (PAS) which includes any hands-on
    assistance, incontinent care, and bathing

  • Companionship services which include social outings, playing cards,
    visiting and conversation, reading books, activities and hobbies,
    recreational activities and travel

  • Caregivers provide reminders to clients to take medication

  • Light transportation

  • Respite care that gives caregivers a much-needed break

 

 

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